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Home » News » Europe News - September 2017

Europe News - September 2017

Viking Cruises developing cruise ship powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology
29 Sep 2017 14:05 GMT
Cruise firm in talks with Statoil to source product from a Norwegian refinery.

Fuel cell using gas from world's first tidal-powered hydrogen producer unveiled
29 Sep 2017 11:04 GMT
Electricity to be provided on demand for ships calling at Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands.

Ecoslops sees H1 revenue almost double, posts first positive EBITDA in Portugal
28 Sep 2017 00:02 GMT
CEO says slops specialist 'now has every reason to consider the future with confidence'.

LNG bunker vessel Cardissa christened in Rotterdam
27 Sep 2017 09:05 GMT
'Groundbreaking' new vessel to be used to perform deliveries in northwest Europe.

ICS chairman delivers message of support and expectation ahead of World Maritime Day
26 Sep 2017 11:23 GMT
Poulsson keen for IMO to present 'truly ambitious' CO2 reduction targets at COP 24; suggests governments 'present their own ideas'.

Viking Sun cruise ship featuring bunker-saving engine and scrubber delivered
25 Sep 2017 10:34 GMT
Viking Ocean Cruises vessel was delivered in Ancona on Monday.

Digital bunker procurement: Why is now the time to pay attention?
25 Sep 2017 10:10 GMT
By OilFront CEO Danny Soos.

Wartsila outlines 'new opportunities for supplying LNG' with FSRB concept
25 Sep 2017 07:11 GMT
Floating storage and regasificaton barge is designed to enable the supply of LNG in areas where it was previously not possible.

Another first for Wartsila as wireless charging for hybrid coastal ferry is 'successfully' tested
22 Sep 2017 13:05 GMT
MF Folgefonn is the first commercial ferry to operate with high-power wireless charging capability for its batteries.

Scandlines hails bunker-saving summer for hybrid ferries
22 Sep 2017 11:53 GMT
Ferry operator notes that the M/V Berlin and M/V Copenhagen have helped reduce emissions in the Baltic Sea this summer.

Fluxys focuses investment on Zeebrugge's fifth LNG tank and second jetty
21 Sep 2017 13:16 GMT
Company says most of its EUR 36m investments in H1 went towards building extra storage and the new jetty in Zeebrugge.

World's first dual-fuel boxship conversion completed
20 Sep 2017 13:23 GMT
Wes Amelie returns to service following conversion in Germany to operate on LNG.

Pavilion Gas, Uniper ink LNG capacity agreement
20 Sep 2017 10:10 GMT
Companies agree to provide each other with access to their respective LNG facilities.

Skangas vessel Coralius performs first LNG bunker delivery
19 Sep 2017 14:05 GMT
Milestone operation as the first Europe-built LNG bunker vessel completes maiden delivery in northern Kattegat.

Rosmorport in talks with bunker firms over running LNG supply operation: source
19 Sep 2017 11:41 GMT
Company said to be planning to build bunker vessel with LNG storage capacity of between 3,000 and 5,000 cbm.

Shell bunker tanker delivers LNG cargo to Klaipeda reloading station
19 Sep 2017 08:48 GMT
Vessel said to have delivered 1,000 cbm of LNG to the new onshore facility.

Wartsila launches tug designs with hybrid propulsion
18 Sep 2017 10:45 GMT
New tugs showcased for the first time in Singapore.

First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel performs maiden delivery in southern Norway
15 Sep 2017 06:45 GMT
The Coralius delivered LNG to Skangas's facility near Fredrikstad.

Top Ships secures time charter for fuel-efficient newbuild
14 Sep 2017 14:22 GMT
The Eco Palm Desert is scheduled to be delivered in the third quarter of 2018.

Construction of Costa Cruises' first LNG-fuelled ship under way
14 Sep 2017 11:23 GMT
Steel-cutting ceremony of the Costa Smeralda held in Turku, Finland.

UK scientists claim 'outstanding' results making methanol from thin air
14 Sep 2017 08:48 GMT
Development could have significant implications for shipping, which uses methanol as fuel for vessels.

VTTI Energy Partners unitholders approve merger with VTTI B.V.
13 Sep 2017 11:42 GMT
Merger is expected to close on Friday, September 15.

Ecoslops starts supplying product to Galp refinery
12 Sep 2017 14:02 GMT
Long-term supply agreement scheduled to last until the end of 2020.

New autonomous vessel features bunker-saving energy storage, solar panels
12 Sep 2017 13:05 GMT
Rolls-Royce's unmanned naval vessel concept is said to have a range of 3,500 nautical miles.

ExxonMobil to roll out 'next-gen services' with new lube brand Mobil Serv
12 Sep 2017 10:48 GMT
Services to include newly named Mobil Serv Lubricant Analysis as supplier aims to provide 'end-to-end solution' for operators.

New guidance released to help reduce the risk of propulsion loss
11 Sep 2017 11:31 GMT
Booklet designed to provide advice about the risks associated with propulsion loss and the precautions that can be taken.

Tech-driven bunker broking firm launched
11 Sep 2017 08:00 GMT
UK service headed by former BP employee Danny Soos and industry veteran Neil Lamerton.

Shell's LNG bunker barge to include Wartsila tanks and cargo handling system
08 Sep 2017 09:12 GMT
New supply barge is scheduled to operate out of Rotterdam.

Keel-laying ceremony for world's first fully LNG-powered cruise ship
07 Sep 2017 08:23 GMT
The AIDAnova will be the first cruise vessel with the capability to operate only on LNG - both at sea and in port.

Construction of world's biggest battery-powered fishing vessel under way
06 Sep 2017 12:35 GMT
Diesel-electric battery hybrid is said to reduce fuel consumption by 25 percent.

Bomin launches new brand identity and website
06 Sep 2017 09:31 GMT
Bunker firm positions itself to deliver the next phase of global growth.

MAN Cryo wins contract to build LNG bunkering facility in Gothenburg
06 Sep 2017 07:58 GMT
Purpose-built facility at Gothenburg's Energy Port is due to open in 2018.

Corvus Energy battery system ordered for three hybrid fishing vessels
05 Sep 2017 07:35 GMT
Orca Energy ESS to supply electrical power to the propulsion systems and electrical networks.

Thun Tankers adds fifth fuel-efficient ship to intermediate tanker order
05 Sep 2017 05:23 GMT
Energy efficiency and sustainability said to be 'key' part of ship development process.

Hellenic Petroleum reports rise in bunker sales demand
01 Sep 2017 09:39 GMT
Greek refiner recorded an increase in bunker sector sales in Q2 and H1.

Moore Stephens warns of exposure to changing risk landscape
01 Sep 2017 00:06 GMT
Shipping survey suggests management of risk has improved slightly over the last 12 months.

Dan-Bunkering appoints Office Manager in Monaco
01 Sep 2017 00:02 GMT
Laura Torti joins bunker firm.

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